2021 African-American Film Critics Association award winners announced


Idris Elba, Jonathan Majors, The Harder They Fall, Jeymes Samuel, African-American Film Critics Association
Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors in The Harder They Fall

We've waited a good month or so since the African-American Film Critics Association announced its Top 10 of 2021, but their annual awards winners have finally been announced. The Harder They Fall isn't just their Best Picture of the year, as previously known - it's also the champion in Best Director, Music, and Ensemble. King Richard is also a big favourite with AAFCA voters this year, also taking four prizes, including wins for three of its cast members. Below are all the details including the Best Picture Top 10.


Best Picture

1 THE HARDER THEY FALL

2 KING RICHARD

3 RESPECT

4 THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH

5 PASSING

6 BELFAST

7 WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA

8 HOUSE OF GUCCI

9 THE POWER OF THE DOG

10 WEST SIDE STORY


Best Director

Jeymes Samuel (THE HARDER THEY FALL)


Best Actress

Jennifer Hudson (RESPECT)


Best Actor

Will Smith (KING RICHARD)


Best Supporting Actress

Aunjanue Ellis (KING RICHARD)


Best Supporting Actor

Corey Hawkins (THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH)


Best Screenplay

Adam McKay (DON'T LOOK UP)


Best Music

Jeymes Samuel, Kid Cudi and Jay-Z (THE HARDER THEY FALL)


Best Ensemble

THE HARDER THEY FALL


Best Documentary

SUMMER OF SOUL (...OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)


Best Independent Feature

WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA


Emerging Director Award

Reinaldo Marcus Green (KING RICHARD)


Breakout Actor Award

Saniyya Sidney (KING RICHARD)

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